Longest Elvis Presley Song-Playing Marathon-world
record set by DeeJay CJ
COSPICUA, MALTA -- DeeJay CJ (Carmel J.
Delia) played 1261 Elvis Presley songs in 56:30 hours on community
radio RTI to mark the 25th anniversary of Elvis' death (from
15-17 August 2002)-setting the world record for the Longest
Elvis Presley Song-Playing (radio) Marathon.
The play list included all possibly know official
recordings (released versions, alternate takes and stage and
TV shows), home recordings and some unofficial recordings.
The marathon was officially supervised by Dr.
Christopher Zarb M.D, who also carried out routine medical
checks throughout the marathon, and Notary Public Sandro Schembri
Adami, who also visited more than once.
A total of 1261 song were played and these
songs were only played once throughout the marathon.
Other guest visited from time to time
to give their support and encouragement all along the fifty-six-and-a-half
hours that the marathon lasted.